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Chloe
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Chloe
Chloe (Χλόη, Chloē). A member of the church in Corinth who reported the church’s quarreling to Paul (1 Cor 1:11).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Chloe (Person)
CHLOE (PERSON) [Gk Chloē (Χλοη)]. A woman singled out for mention by Paul in 1 Cor 1:11 because her “people,” literally “those of Chloe,” had reported to Paul about quarreling among the Corinthians. Chloe’s “people” were presumably either family members, or slave or freed member employees of her household.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Chloe
Chloe. Woman whose household (possibly slaves) informed Paul in Ephesus of arguments in the Corinthian church (1 Cor 1:11). It is not known whether Chloe lived in Corinth or Ephesus, or whether she herself was a believer.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Chloe
Chloe klōʹē [Gk. Chloē—‘tender shoot’]. A woman, presumably a Christian, mentioned only in 1 Cor. 1:11. She was a resident either of Corinth or of Ephesus. Paul had been informed by some of her household (RSV and NEB “Chloe’s people”), probably Christian slaves, of the dissensions in the church at
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Chloe
CHLOE Woman whose household members (possibly slaves) informed Paul in Ephesus of arguments in the Corinthian church (1 Cor 1:11). It is not known whether Chloe lived in Corinth or Ephesus, or even whether she herself was a believer.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Chloe
Chloe (kloh´ee), a woman from Corinth or Ephesus whose slaves, employees, or household members told Paul, in Ephesus, about problems in the Corinthian church (1 Cor. 1:11). See also Corinthians, First Letter of Paul to the; Corinthians, Second Letter of Paul to the.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Chloe
CHLOE. A woman, evidently a Christian, whose household servants or slaves informed Paul, who was working in Ephesus at the time, of partisan divisions and moral disorders in the church at Corinth (1 Cor 1:11). It is not known whether she lived in Corinth or Ephesus. However, she was well-known to Paul
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Chloe
CHLOE. Greek female name, signifying ‘verdant’, especially appropriated to Demeter.‘Chloe’s people’ told Paul of the Corinthians’ schisms (1 Cor. 1:11) and perhaps other items in 1 Cor. 1–6. That the tactful Paul names his informants suggests they were not Corinthian. Possibly they were Christian slaves
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Chloe
Chloe (Gk. Chlóē)A wealthy business woman whose people brought to Paul in Ephesus news of division within the Corinthian church (1 Cor. 1:11). Chloe’s people (lit., “those of Chloe”) were either her family members, business associates, slaves, or free employees. Whether she resided in Corinth and
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Chloe
Chloe [klōˊĭ] (Gk. Chloē “tender shoot”). Possibly a Christian woman at Corinth (1 Cor. 1:11); members of her household (so NIV, KJV; RSV, JB “Chloe’s people”) had relayed to Paul at Ephesus that quarrels had arisen among the Corinthian Christians.
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Chloe
CHLOE A woman whose people had informed Paul about divisions and strife within the Corinthian community (1 Cor 1:11). Nothing more is known about her.